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Material Handler

Job Number:  35461
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Dortec - Bradford
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular





Job Number: 35461 
Group: Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting  
Division: Dortec - Bradford 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 



Group Description

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


Role Summary

This person is accountable for retrieving raw material from home locations and delivering it to assembly lines/presses in order to meet production as well as delivering finished goods to the warehouse.

Key Responsibilities

Performs shift pre-inspections as outlined by Ontario Health and Safety Act (OHSA), on all material handling equipment.
Ensures material handling equipment and batteries are maintained and charged based on the manufactures guidelines and recommendations, and department standards.
Ensure all supply racks are filled with raw material.
Exclusively responsible for moving raw material in and out of the designated rows throughout the plant.
Based on work order, retrieves correct level parts from home locations.
Greases specific purchase material prior to taking them to the assembly line.
Ensure that components, skids, etc., are available to line operators on an as needed basis.
Remove old labels from empty returnable containers for finished goods.
Remove scrap, cardboard and garbage from the line area and dispose of it according to procedures provided.
Ensure product rotation (First in, First out procedure – FIFO), is maintained for all material.
Focus on supporting the production lines while avoiding excess inventory on line.
Straightening skids, boxes, and bins throughout the plant, removing labels and debris from empty customer totes.
Organizes line changeovers in advance and returns all parts and or containers, which are not used, back to the warehouse home locations.
Placing partial skids back on racks.
Verify finished goods tote quantity match master label.
Verify label presence on all finished goods totes and stretch wrap skids when applicable.
Band skids and deliver to toll gate when applicable.
Back up the Shipper/Receiver.
Operate Industrial Sit-Down and Reach type forklift and ensure it is in good working order.
Decanting material from large bins or boxes into totes as required.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

No educational requirement.
Less than 1 year of work related experience.
Minimum Grade 12 Diploma or General Education Development (G.E.D) equivalency preferred.
Familiar with keyboard and computers. 
Forklift and Crane Operator certificates preferred
Minimum of one year manufacturing experience preferred. 
Must be certified on Powered Lift Equipment within 12 weeks.    

Performance Measures & Core Competencies

Customer satisfaction (internal/external)
Efficient Material Flow to Production Lines
Ensure downtime (waiting for material) is at acceptable rate as established by the department
Maintains appropriate 5 S standards at all times.
Submits suggestions to the Employee Involvement Program to ensure on-going continuous improvement initiatives.
Upholds Magna Production System (MPS)

Attends to Details
Communicates Effectively 
Mathematical Aptitude
Organizes Work
Results Oriented

Team – Worker
Time Conscious


13--Materials Management F--Permanent/Regular 

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